Daily Archives: February 21, 2013

Photos 7th avenue christmas lights

Are these 7th Avenue lights new or have we somehow just missed them? And they are Christmas lights, right? And it is February? So many questions. Captured a Park Slope moment on camera? Send it to editor@parkslopestoop.com, add it to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag it #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post it on the blog.

Real Estate Screen Shot 2013-02-21 at 3.30.20 PM

If there’s one thing we love at the Stoop, it’s a good interactive map, and we’ve got a semi-voyeuristic, possibly disheartening, but 100% addictive one in Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks. The color-coded map divides areas by census tract, and then displays information on either household income or rent based on data from the 2007-2011 American Community Survey. The highest income…

Events oscars via nico steyn

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Oscars time! Have you seen all the films? Any predictions? Any favorites? I finally saw Silver Linings Playbook last weekend and have to say I didn’t love it. Do you disagree? Let’s chat. We’ve got a couple viewing parties on the Planner this week, but there’s also…

Animals cat rescue via met grotto

The February 8 blizzard was a minor hassle for some Park Slopers and fun for others, but one neighbor had an unusually rough time of it. Venusaur, a Norwegian forest cat belonging to 9-year-old Ryan Fanchiotti, wandered away from his home on Warren Street and Fourth Avenue right before Nemo hit and never made it…

Events hamantash via kosher like me

Congregation Beth Elohim and friends have a weekend of exciting festivities planned for the holiday. It starts this Saturday, February 23, when CBE joins Brooklyn Jews, Shir HaMaalot, Altshul, and Prospect Heights Shul to host a Joint Purim Party Spectacular in the CBE Rotunda. The evening begins with a service and Megillah reading at 7:30 p.m., and…